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Director, John W. Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics,

Post Date:Jul 07, 2022Type:Full time
Start Date:August 2023Salary:
Location: United States - Notre Dame Job Reference:
Job Description:

Applications are invited for the position of Director of the John W. Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics, and Democracy in the University of Notre Dame. The interdisciplinary Gallivan Program offers a robust undergraduate minor in journalism; its Director plays the leading role in the University’s efforts to train ethically sensitive journalists who understand the role of a free press in a democratic society and are familiar with the multiple converging media that form the context for journalism today. Candidates should have extensive journalistic experience and a distinguished profile in the field. The Director will teach undergraduate courses on the history and practice of journalism, journalistic ethics, and journalism in society, while also directing The Gallivan Program, with responsibilities for planning the curriculum, organizing public lectures and visits to campus by active professional journalists, and arranging student internships across the country. A PhD is preferred for this position, but candidates with a terminal degree and/or extensive industry experience will be given full consideration. This position can be arranged as tenured, tenure-track, or non-tenuretrack (e.g., teaching faculty) depending on the qualifications and preferences of the chosen candidate.

Applicants should submit a CV and cover letter outlining their interest in the program, relevant experience, and vision for an undergraduate minor in journalism. Additional materials will be requested from some candidates at a later date. We will begin reviewing applications on October 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application and Curriculum vitae via interfolio at Should you have any questions please send an email to Jason Ruiz, Chair of the Department of American Studies, at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality
faculty, staff, and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer,
and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage
applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a
university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination
against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by
covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with
disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

Background Check
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background
check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony
charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from
employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of
employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with
respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full
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Contact Information
University of Notre Dame
American Studies
1047 Flanner Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
United States
Ph: 5746314260

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